Farming

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Farm vets and internal specialist referrals

By Alice Miller BVSC DBR MRCVS Friars Moor Livestock Health If you have been unfortunate enough to have a pet…

Modern dairy farm in same family for 90 years

Sitting on the edge of Sherborne, Castle Farm has been home to the Dimond family for almost 90 years….

Farmers are crucial – especially now

As the days start to lengthen our farmers have turned, or are just about to turn, their energies to…

Quality produce from a family devoted to keeping it local

Five generations of the Cossins family have been farming at Rawston Farm since 1877. The farm, which stands in…

Last chance for farmers to sign up for pesticide amnesty

Farmers in North Dorset can still sign up to participate in a Dorset Pesticide Amnesty, which is being held…

Concerns raised over new farm strategy

“You can’t be green if you are in the red,” said NFU Somerset chairman and farmer Tom Kimber in…